Retail Theft Arrest



On June 18th, at approximately 8:20 am, the police department was dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy, 1st block of East Simpson Street, for a retail theft which had just occurred. Officers were given a description of the male suspect after he left the store without paying for items that he took with him. The male was located in the first block of West Simpson Street upon officers arriving in the area. Officers made contact with the male and he admitted to taking items from the store without paying for them and turned them over. A check of his criminal history revealed two prior convictions for retail theft, making this retail theft a felony. The male was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Prison. He was later arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin. He was released from custody on $5,000 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing will be held on a later date.

Lance Chilcote, age 37 – 1st block of West Simpson Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges – Retail Theft